Alpraham & Tarporley

Fire crews called out to burning tree in Calveley

Fire crews called out to burning tree in Calveley

Fire crews were called out to tackle a tree on fire on land in Calveley, near Nantwich.

The incident happened 11:20am yesterday (March 29) on land off Nantwich Road, Calveley.

March 30, 2020
19th century mansion blaze near Tarporley caused by electrical fault

19th century mansion blaze near Tarporley caused by electrical fault

A large blaze which badly damaged a 19th century mansion near Tarporley was caused by an electrical fault, says Cheshire Fire and Rescue.

Firefighters investigating say it was “most probable” cause after flames ripped through Tilstone House on Nantwich Road last month.

February 26, 2020
Decibellas concert raises £2,000 for blood cancer victims

Decibellas concert raises £2,000 for blood cancer victims

A concert by Decibellas Women’s Choir of Tarporley at St Boniface church in Bunbury has helped to raise more than £2,000.

February 16, 2020
Milkman stabbed by teen thugs while delivering in Tarporley

Milkman stabbed by teen thugs while delivering in Tarporley

A milkman has been attacked and stabbed by teen thugs as he delivered his milk in Tarporley.

The victim was on his morning round for Briscoe’s Dairy this morning when he was attacked.

January 31, 2020
Man arrested for Calveley  burglary released by police

Man arrested for Calveley burglary released by police

A 25-year-old man from Merseyside arrested in connection with a burglary in Calveley near Nantwich has now been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

November 25, 2019
Crews tackle property fires in Audlem and Tarporley

Crews tackle property fires in Audlem and Tarporley

Cheshire fire crews have battled two property fires in Audlem and Tarporley.

They were called to a property on a farm on Bagley Lane in Audlem where a fire had started above a fireplace.

November 24, 2019
Driver injured after car crashes into field on A54 near Tarporley

Driver injured after car crashes into field on A54 near Tarporley

A driver was injured after a car crashed off the A54 near Tarporley and into a field.

Fire crews were called to the incident which happened at around 8.20pm on Badcocks Lane last night (November 19).

November 20, 2019
Fire crews tackle crane fire on A54 at Tarporley

Fire crews tackle crane fire on A54 at Tarporley

Fire crews tackled a blaze involving a mobile crane on the A54 in Tarporley.

The fire broke out at around 7am today (November 19).

November 19, 2019
Men raid Nantwich service station and steal ATM cash machine

Men raid Nantwich service station and steal ATM cash machine

Two men raided a Nantwich petrol station and escaped with an ATM cash machine, police say.

The men targeted the service station at Wardle on the A51 before heading off in a Land Rover-style vehicle towards Nantwich.

November 19, 2019
Vehicle destroyed in blaze parked by house in Calveley

Vehicle destroyed in blaze parked by house in Calveley

A car parked next to a house in Calveley near Nantwich was destroyed in a blaze.

The fire happened on Calveley Hall Lane shortly before 6am on Tuesday (November 12).

November 14, 2019
Edward Timpson wins selection as Tory candidate for Eddisbury

Edward Timpson wins selection as Tory candidate for Eddisbury

Edward Timpson has been selected as Conservative parliamentary candidate for Eddisbury.

The former Crewe & Nantwich MP was selected was selected by members of the Eddisbury Conservative Association at a packed meeting at Willington Hall in Tarporley last night (November 7).

November 8, 2019
Countess of Wessex helps Tarporley War Memorial Hospital celebrate 100 years

Countess of Wessex helps Tarporley War Memorial Hospital celebrate 100 years

Staff, trustees and volunteers at Tarporley War Memorial Hospital in Cheshire welcomed Sophie, Countess of Wessex, to mark its 100th anniversary.

The hospital first opened in a former residential property on Park Road, Tarporley in 1919 as a memorial to those who died in the First World War.

October 24, 2019
Tarporley to receive UK’s fastest broadband as part of pilot scheme

Tarporley to receive UK’s fastest broadband as part of pilot scheme

Some of the fastest and most reliable broadband in the UK is heading to Tarporley after it was named as one of 13 rural communities to benefit from a new broadband trial.

Openreach engineers will be working in the Cheshire village to test new tools and techniques as they install the latest ‘full’ fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) broadband.

October 14, 2019